Bold, Italic, & Unapologetic

I attended the CMT Awards last night for the first time in several years…only the second time I had attended since I lost my dream job at CMT in my mid-20’s. (That full story is in my second book, I’ve Never Been to Vegas But My Luggage Has, which just happens to be $1.99 on Kindle & Nook right now). Once upon a time I interviewed celebrities on the red carpet at those awards, a » Read More

Dash of Sass: The Beauty of Not Belonging

Quote of the Day: Some of us aren’t meant to belong. Some of us have to turn the world upside down and shake the heck out of it until we make our own place in it. ~Elizabeth Lowell Sometimes you have to wander around until you find where you really belong.  ~Rachel Gibson The Single Woman Says: Do you ever feel like you just don’t quite…FIT? » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: If They’re Not INCREASING You, They’re DECREASING You!

Quote of the Day: “The less you associate with some people, the more your life will improve. Any time you tolerate mediocrity in others, it increases your mediocrity. An important attribute in successful people is their impatience with negative thinking and negative acting people. As you grow, your associates will change. Some of your friends will not want you to go on. They will want you to » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: Dare to Be Different

Quote of the Day: “She’s a real firecracker, you know? She’s not someone you forget meeting.” ~Unknown The Single Woman Says: Someone recently referred to me as a “firecracker,” and it was one of the most flattering compliments I think I’ve ever received. I suppose it could go both ways. There might be some people who would look at being called that as a negative » Read More

The Single Woman’s Dash of Sass: August 5, 2011

Quote of the Day: “Following all the rules leaves a completed checklist. Following your heart achieves a completed you.” ~Ray Davis The Single Woman Says: Sometimes in life you have to go against everything you thought you knew to receive everything that’s meant for you. Your ultimate destination depends upon whether you choose to be the rule…or choose to be the exception. Don’t be » Read More

Rockin’ Your Inner Miss Fit

All throughout cinematic history, you see one example after another of protagonists, upon realizing that they don’t seem to quite fit the mold of everyone else around them, try desperately, and most of the time unsuccessfully, to fit in. To belong. To be one of the crowd instead of the outcast; one of the pack instead of blazing their own track; one of the many instead of one of the few. Of course, by the » Read More

Rockin' Your Inner Miss Fit

All throughout cinematic history, you see one example after another of protagonists, upon realizing that they don’t seem to quite fit the mold of everyone else around them, try desperately, and most of the time unsuccessfully, to fit in. To belong. To be one of the crowd instead of the outcast; one of the pack instead of blazing their own track; one of the many instead of one of the few. Of course, by the » Read More

Something wonderful is on the horizon
Life doesn’t always look the way we want it to look. In Mandy’s upcoming book, Turn Toward the Sun: Releasing What If and Embracing What Is, you’ll find encouragement to live in the moment, sit with your experiences, and trust God with the unknown.
Preorder from Baker Book House for 40% off and free shipping!*
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Something wonderful is on the horizon
Turn Toward the Sun CoverLife doesn’t always look the way we want it to look. In Mandy’s upcoming book, Turn Toward the Sun: Releasing What If and Embracing What Is, you’ll find encouragement to live in the moment, sit with your experiences, and trust God with the unknown.
Preorder from Baker Book House for 40% off and free shipping!*
*US shipping only